General rules of round tournament

(0).           Definitions

(a) Any reference throughout the whole set of regulation to the tournament director may be applicable to any of the assistant directors.

(b) Any reference throughout the whole set of regulation to the team captain may be applicable to the lieutenant (assistant captain).

(c) Persons are referred to as “he” for a simpler text, but that may be applicable to a female person

1.           Creation of the games

(a) For team tournaments, each team introduces a representative for each country which will complete tables in the following way (unless specified otherwise by tournament):

Example 7 teams:

Country

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

Germany

Ger team 1

Ger team 2

Ger team 3

Ger team 4

Ger team 5

Ger team 6

Ger team 7

England

Eng team 2

Eng team 3

Eng team 4

Eng team 5

Eng team 6

Eng team 7

Eng team 1

Austria

Aus team 3

Aus team 4

Aus team 5

Aus team 6

Aus team 7

Aus team 1

Aus team 2

France

Fra team 4

Fra team 5

Fra team 6

Fra team 7

Fra team 1

Fra team 2

Fra team 3

Italy

Ita. team 5

Ita. team 6

Ita. team 7

Ita. team 1

Ita. team 2

Ita. team 3

Ita. team 4

Russia

Rus team 6

Rus team 7

Rus team 1

Rus team 2

Rus team 3

Rus team 4

Rus team 5

Turkey

Tur team 7

Tur team 1

Tur team 2

Tur team 3

Tur team 4

Tur team 5

Tur team 6



Example 8 teams:

(Please note the additional shift on the first line to improve the distribution):

Country

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

Germany

Ger team 8

Ger team 1

Ger team 2

Ger team 3

Ger team 4

Ger team 5

Ger team 6

Ger team 7

England

Eng team 2

Eng team 3

Eng team 4

Eng team 5

Eng team 6

Eng team 7

Eng team 8

Eng team 1

Austria

Aus team 3

Aus team 4

Aus team 5

Aus team 6

Aus team 7

Aus team 8

Aus team 1

Eng team 2

France

Fra team 4

Fra team 5

Fra team 6

Fra team 7

Fra team 8

Fra team 1

Fra team 2

Fra team 3

Italy

Ita. team 5

Ita. team 6

Ita. team 7

Ita. team 8

Ita. team 1

Ita. team 2

Ita. team 3

Ita team 4

Russia

Rus team 6

Rus team 7

Rus team 8

Rus team 1

Rus team 1

Rus team 3

Rus team 4

Rus. team 5

Turkey

Tur team 7

Tur team 8

Tur team 1

Tur team 2

Tur team 3

Tur team 4

Tur team 5

Tur team 6



(b) For team tournaments, should there be players that want to play and cannot find a team, they will be (by the organizer) randomly grouped to a team or put on a waiting list if not enough.

(c ) A special effort will be made to put in different games members of a same family (brothers, husband and wife, father and son).

2.      On going of the games

(a) The composition of the tables is/will be communicated at the date provided in tournament specificities (except if tournament is anonymous).

(b) No postponing of deadline may be carried out at the request of players with the aim of synchronizing or of putting in advance the resolution of a game compared to another (in an intent of cross gaming even if cross gaming is allowed on tournament).

(c) Unless stated otherwise in tournament specificities, the games will be synchronized before:

(d) The games may also be synchronized before Spring of the first diplomatic year of the tournament, as the tournament director decides.

(e) For the synchronized adjudications:

(f) The tournament director will constantly make an effort to keep the games in line as much as possible; I.e. speeding up the latest games and delaying the most advanced ones.

(g) All tournaments rounds will start in September and finish no later than June of the following year (unless specified otherwise by tournament)

3.      Determination of the winners of the trophies awarded by the players for the round (only for a team tournament)

(a) The team whose members are the most once nominated (by their adversaries on their game) for a trophy player wins it. One will proceed by simple addition of the number of nominations.

(b) In the event of equality on one of the trophies, it is not allotted.

(c) The attribution of the trophies will be published in the gazette of the tournament.

(d) The results of the votes for the tournament will be visible only after tournament closure (as well as the number of voices collected by each team).

4.      Tie-breaking for individual rankings in the round of the tournament

(a) For all rankings on any round of a tournament :

(b) For all rankings on any round of an individual tournament:

(c) For all rankings on any round of an team tournament:

5.      Players in more than one game

(a) The right for players to be in more than one game (in case of defective player) must be stated in the tournament specificites (no more than three).